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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Priory, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7

Offers Over £345,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Excellent family home
  • Rural outlook
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen & utility room
  • Five bedrooms (3 en suite)
  • Garage and driveway
  • Garden with pergola
  • Gym room and sauna
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Well presented family home with flexible accommodation and rural outlook


The village of Star is located 5 miles east of Glenrothes in rural Fife. The village itself has a primary school and pub and nearby Markinch (3 miles) offers local shopping. Glenrothes (5 miles) has an established shopping centre, schooling and professional services. The area is well served by private schools including Dollar Academy, St Leonards, Craigclowan, Strathallan and Kilgraston (girls only). The Edinburgh schools are also within easy reach. There are mainline railway stations at Ladybank (5 miles) and Markinch (3 miles).

St Andrews, 17 miles to the north east, is the home of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, the governing body of world golf. There are a number of golf courses in the immediate area including a championship qualifying golf course at nearby Ladybank and a local course at Balbirnie Park Golf Club. Further leisure pursuits locally include cricket at Falkland and Freuchie, rugby at Howe of Fife in Cupar and gyms in Markinch and Glenrothes, which also boasts a flying club. All the major water sports are catered for round the coastline of Fife. Ice rinks are situated in Kirkcaldy and Kinross. There is fishing on the River Eden and on Loch Leven.


The Priory is a fantastic family home which was built and completed in 2000 by the current owners. The accommodation offers excellent family living space with large reception rooms and generous bedrooms. The property is accessed from a bricked driveway where there is access to the double garage and a door which opens up into a vestibule. Here there is a cloakroom which gives internal access into the garage.

The sitting room has a double sided fireplace with steps which lead up to the dining room. This shares the open flame gas fire with the dining room and is a focal point in the two rooms. The property is heated throughout via an efficient under floor heating system from a thermal store water storage cylinder. An efficient gas fired condensing boiler provides both heating and domestic hot water. The dining room has views over the garden and the sitting room has double partially glazed doors which lead through to the sun room, which has panoramic views across the garden.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with integrated appliances which include a Rangemaster with four gas hobs, warming plate, two electric ovens and grill, Neff dishwasher, Neff fridge freezer and sink. The kitchen has plenty of room for a breakfast table and has a door which leads through to the utility room which is plumbed for a washing machine and has a door out to the garden. There is also a bedroom on the ground floor with a bay window and built in wardrobes. Situated off the hallway is a gym room with access to the sauna room and shower room. This is fully tiled and has a shower, WC and wash hand basin.

Stairs rise from the dining area to the large galleried landing off which there are four bedrooms. The master bedroom has a set of built in wardrobes with a dressing room which leads through to the en suite shower room with twin sinks, shower and WC. There are a further two bedrooms on the east side of the house which have en suite shower rooms. The family bathroom is adjacent to the fourth bedroom and is fully tiled, has a jacuzzi bath, WC, wash hand basin and shower.

The Priory has a bricked driveway which is flanked by planted borders, and to the front an area of lawn. The back garden can be reached from either side of the house and is mainly laid to lawn. A pond with fountains meanders its way through the garden and has a bridge which crosses it and leads to a pergola where outdoor dining and entertaining can be enjoyed. Beyond the principal garden is a further garden with a series of planted beds, ideal for growing vegetables. Here there are two greenhouses and two sheds which provide useful storage for garden tools. There is a series of garden paths which lead through the garden.


Mains water, gas electricity and drainage.

Local Authority
The Priory is located in Fife Council Tax Band G.

Fixtures and Fittings
All fitted floor coverings, light fittings, integrated white goods, curtains and blinds are to be included within the sale price.

Bed & Breakfast
The current owners have run a successful B&B business from the house and further details can be made available upon request.

Servitude rights, burdens and wayleaves

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether contained in the Title Deeds or informally constituted and whether referred to in the General Remarks and Stipulations or not. The Purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied himself as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.


Offers, in Scottish legal form, must be submitted by your solicitor to the Selling Agents.

It is intended to set a closing date but the seller reserves the right to negotiate a sale with a single party. All genuinely interested parties are advised to instruct their solicitor to note their interest with the Selling Agents immediately after inspection.

Square Footage: 3,769 sq ft
Acreage: 0.3 Acres


Follow the A92 north through Glenrothes and take the right turning, signposted for Star/ Kennoway. Continue along this road taking the first left. Follow this road for approximately 1 mile and where the road bears to the right turn left into Star.Follow the main road through the village for 1 mile and The Priory is located on the right hand side.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 April 2016

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